A discussion of race and racism in Britain

March 09, 2021

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A woman is shown wearing a dark coat and pulling a newspaper out of a stand in a row of several other newspapers.

A customer takes a copy of a newspaper headlining Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's TV interview with Oprah Winfrey at a newspaper stand outside a shop in London, March 9, 2021.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s interview with Oprah Winfrey included revealing comments about the British royal family that has led to frank discussions in British society about race and racism in the royal palace. And, corruption convictions against former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva have been thrown out by the country’s Supreme Court, potentially paving the way for another presidential run. Also, a recent report has found that globally, people threw out more than a billion tons of food last year.

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